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  • After Much Advocacy, House Subcommittee Calls for 3.1% Pay Bump for Feds in 2020 The draft fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government appropriations bill was advanced by members of a House subcommittee. The bill calls for an average 3.1% pay raise for federal civilian employees in 2020.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • A Memorial Day Message from the National President As we gather together with friends and family this Memorial Day, please take a moment to remember and to offer prayers for all of the men and women who lost their lives while in service to the United States of America. They gave their lives defending our country, and for that we owe them a debt...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE-IAM Members Storm Capitol Hill; Blanket Offices with Issue Papers Last week, NFFE-IAM members arrived in droves to charge up Capitol Hill resulting in one of the most successful legislative weeks in recent history. The legislative conference was hosted at the Hyatt Regency Washington where morning sessions included invigorating speeches from labor supporters...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • In YAHOO News' "The Fire Line" NFFE Members Matt Guzman and Jeremy Blake Discuss Life as Wildland firefighters (VIDEO) Wildland firefighters Matt Guzman and Jeremy Blake of NFFE Local 2023 were interviewed recently and featured in a video for Yahoo News, highlighting the work that the U.S. Forest Service is doing to prepare for the 2019 fire season which is now underway.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE-IAM 2019 Legislative Conference May 6th to 8th in Washington, D.C. The 2019 NFFE-IAM Legislative Conference begins Monday, May 6th and continues through May 8th. The conference is hosted at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20001     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE and IAM Remember the Lives of NFFE FL1429 Members Richard S. Barnes and Eric S. Beyers (VIDEO) On May 1, 2019, over 200 NFFE and IAM members gathered at the annual Workers’ Memorial Ceremony at the Winpisinger Education and Technology Center in Hollywood, MD. Last year, NFFE lost two of its members on July 19 at the Letterkenny Army Depot after a horrific chemical explosion...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Most Federal Employees Finally Get Pay Adjustment for 2019 “The way OPM has handled the 2019 pay adjustment for federal employees has been a disaster,” said President Erwin. “NFFE is going to continue to push OPM to expedite the processing of pay adjustments for ALL federal employees this year."     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 2109 Achieves Incredible Growth by Making Organizing a Priority Every Day “Due to the relentless organizing efforts of the union representatives and members, Local 2109’s growth was the second largest for all NFFE locals across the country,” said NFFE National President, Randy Erwin.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE FSC Vice President (CCC's) Beverly Tobin Ford Speaks at 2019 IAM Women’s Conference NFFE FSC Vice President (CCC's) Beverly Tobin Ford Speaks at 2019 IAM Women’s Conference NFFE’s own, Beverly “Bev” Tobin Ford, was a featured inspirational speaker headlining in a room full of activists and academics. Bev offered a rare insight into her life as a fighter for equality and opportunity.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE's Battle to Defend Executive Order Injunction Continues NFFE's Battle to Defend Executive Order Injunction Continues On April 4, 2019 NFFE-IAM attorneys attended oral arguments at the federal appeals court for the District of Columbia where a panel of three judges considered the government’s challenge to the union’s winning lawsuit against the Trump administration     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • On President's To-Do List: Combine Leave, and Hire a Wrecking Ball to Break Up OPM On President's To-Do List: Combine Leave, and Hire a Wrecking Ball to Break Up OPM “Without a legitimate business case or a researched plan of any kind, it is reasonable to assume that the Administration’s only goal is to dissolve an agency that provides some level of consistency and transparency within the nonpolitical ranks of government,” stated NFFE Executive Director...     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Pushes for Pay Raise Order, Finally Arrives After an unusually long wait, President Trump finally issued an executive order to implement the 2019 pay increase for federal workers which provides a 1.4% across-the-board increase and a .5% increase to locality pay areas.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Wins Arbitration at Letterkenny Army Depot Over Shift Selection and Seniority Without NFFE’s willingness to hold the Agency accountable for its Contract violations, workers’ rights would be violated without recourse.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Local 1904 Uses Multiple Strategies to Maintain Status as Fastest Growing NFFE Local Local 1904’s steady approach to building membership over the last two years has made the lodge – comprised of NFFE-IAM members who work as medical professionals at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in New Orleans - NFFE’s fastest growing Local in 2017 and 2018     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Register today! NFFE-IAM 2019 Legislative Conference May 6th to 8th in Washington, D.C. The clock is ticking to register for the 2019 NFFE-IAM Legislative Conference beginning Monday, May 6th and closing in the evening on May 8th. The conference is hosted at the Hyatt Regency Washington, 400 New Jersey Ave, N.W., Washington, D.C., 20001.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Need Money for College? Scholarships Available for NFFE-IAM Members Only Below you fill find two scholarships (range $1,000 - $5,000) available for eligible NFFE-IAM members, federal employees, and their families. Both scholarships are administered through the Federal Employee Education and Assistance Fund (FEEA).     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Litigation Round-Up NFFE-IAM is leading the fight for federal workers in three, distinct lawsuits. Read on to learn the latest on each lawsuit, and how NFFE-IAM members can participate.     From the NFFE National Legal Department        more...  
  • Lisa Foust of NFFE Local 178 (Aberdeen, MD) Appointed to NFFE’s National Executive Committee The National Federation of Federal Employees (NFFE) is proud to announce that Lisa Foust, president of NFFE Local 178 has been appointed as a member of NFFE’s National Executive Committee (NEC).     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Legislative Week May 5th to 10th in Washington, DC Join NFFE and the IAM for Legislative Week 2019 running from May 5th until May 10th.  It’s the time of the year when the hallowed halls of Congress need to hear from NFFE members.  Mark your calendars and start your airfare searches.  For more information, see the ... National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Persistence in Congress Lands 2019 Pay Increase The 1.9% represents a 1.4% across the board increase and a .5% increase to locality pay areas. This pay increase is retroactive to the beginning of the calendar year.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Senate Majority Leader Fights Against Another Shutdown, Pushes for Agreement with House Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) strongly urged the Senate and House to come to an agreement on funding before the current Continuing Resolution runs out on February 15th.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Supports and House Passes 2.6% Increase for Feds in 2019 NFFE worked closely with Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) to get a bill passed through the House quickly this week that affords federal workers a 2.6% annual increase, topping the 1.9% increase passed by the Senate last year but died at the end of the congress.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Join the NFFE FLSA Lawsuit Now! NFFE-IAM has joined forces with Snider & Associates, LLC, and several other Unions to file a collective action lawsuit against the federal government based upon its failure to pay minimum wage and/or overtime to excepted employees who are working through the shutdown.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Notice of Additional Resources and General Guidance for Shutdown Impacted Employees We have been working to locate resources to assist those members affected by this shutdown. While resources may vary by locality, please see inside for various resources available for our members in need.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • #StopTheShutdown Get Involved! Things You Can Do Today We are not stopping until the shutdown is over. Even if you’re not furloughed or directly affected by the shutdown, get involved and stand up for your fellow NFFE members! Here’s how you can help:     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Rally: Take Me Back to Work! Please join federal and DC workers at 12 noon in front of Nationals Park (1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003) on Thursday (1/17/19) for a rally protesting Senate Republicans' planned retreat at the stadium.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • NFFE Leads the Fight for Feds at Rallies, on Capitol Hill, and in Media Across the World NFFE co-chaired and organized the largest rally of federal workers ever to appear at AFL-CIO headquarters and then led a march to the White House on Thursday, January 10, 2019.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Federal Worker Rally and March to the White House Please join NFFE and its federal labor partners this Thursday (Jan. 10th) for a noontime rally and march to the White House to stop the government shutdown. Federal workers will speak about how the shutdown affects federal workers, their families, their agencies, and the American people.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
  • Shutdown Update: NFFE to Rally with Labor on Thursday at White House to End Shutdown NFFE is organizing and co-chairing a federal workers rally scheduled for Thursday, January 10th to protest the continuing shutdown and resulting furloughs that are financially hurting over a half million federal employees and families.     National Federation of Federal Employees        more...  
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